Thank you, Janet Fox.
Professor Janet Fox touched countless lives during her 17-year tenure at the LSU AgCenter, serving as department head for 4-H Youth Development. We celebrate her years of selfless service and wish her well in her new role as assistant dean of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Tennessee.
As students transitioned to attending school virtually, the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development Program was quick to respond.
4-H leads to a legacy of leadership leadership
"Team building, public speaking and communications skills were some of the critical skills I learned in 4-H. These life skills have helped me be a better citizen overall." - Paul Coreil
Hymel honored for service to 4-H honored for service to 4-H
Named as a 2020 Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame inductee from St. James Parish, Denise Hymel has been serving 4-H for over 50 years.
Ann Keene has been volunteering with Louisiana 4-H for 44 years.
Without our army of well-trained and hard-working volunteers, our programs would not be able to educate and engage over 200,000 youth each year.
Madison Parish 4-H Agent Trey Newsome is actively working to combat unhealthy habits in northeast Louisiana by educating teens on the importance of personal and community health and by empowering them to advocate for healthier lifestyle choices.
4-H'ers making their mark
4-H'ers show their unique skills and talents.
Vermilion Parish 4-H member Ty Hebert is no stranger to livestock — he’s been in the show ring practically since birth.
DNA Discovery, a cutting-edge science curriculum created by Acadia Parish 4-H agents, puts students in the lab with scientists working to improve the food supply.
Members of the Louisiana 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology Board and the Wetland Ambassadors Team gathered at the winter leadership retreat to learn about GIS technology and water quality testing.
Members of the Louisiana 4-H Wetland Ambassadors Team act as ambassadors for wetlands while developing professional and leadership skills and learning about the environmental, economic and cultural value of Louisiana’s wetlands.
In June 2019, a day camp was held at Lake Bruin State Park in Tensas Parish. This event offered water safety, kayaking, bicycling, hiking, outdoor cooking and tie-dyeing.
4-H: A Family Tradition
In a recent interview, Paige Hamilton discussed with Louisiana 4-H why the program has meant so much to her family.
Chris Mensman joins Louisiana 4-H Foundation joins Louisiana 4-H Foundation
A devoted supporter of 4-H, Chris Mensman has raised funds for scholarships and helped support his daughter’s school-based club. Now he’s serving on the Louisiana 4-H Foundation board.
2020 Louisiana 4-H Scholarship Winners